faculty experts - children & families

Maurissa Abecassis

Assistant Professor- Social Sciences and Education

  • Children's peer relationships
  • Mutual antipathies and enemies among children
  • Sources of violent and aggressive behavior among children
  • Lying and deception in children and adults
Janet C. Bliss

Associate Professor - Social Sciences and Education

  • Child Development
  • Children & Families
  • Education
Joseph C. Carroll

Professor- Social Sciences and Education

  • Family relationships
  • Race and ethnic relations
  • Domestic violence
  • Individual and Community
Darcy Mitchell

Assistant Professor - Social Sciences & Education

  • Child and/or Human Development
  • Children & Families
  • Psychology